The Chairmen of the All Progressive Congress, APC, in the sixteen Local Governments in Kwara
State have declared resolute support for the state party chairman, Honourable Bashir
They also described the recent call by a body, Orisun Igbomina, led by one Chief Gbenga
Awoyale, asking the chairman to resign as crying wolf where none exists.
Rising from an emergency meeting, the Party Local Government chairmen in a statement
signed by all, condemned Awoyale’s statement in which he referred to the state party
chairman as unelected, arrogant, lacking in capacity and running the Party in an autocratic
According to the Party Chairmen at the Local level and as members of the State executive who
know better, every member of the State exco has a voice in all decisions taken.
Describing the state chairman as a democrat to the core, they expressed unshakeable
confidence in his leadership style, just as they argued that his actions are geared towards
sustaining sanctity and fighting for the soul of the Party with a view to strengthening it.
While accusing Chief Awoyale and his cohort of doing the bidding of their sponsors, the party
officials threatened to invoke relevant provisions of the APC constitution to deal with
recalcitrant members. The Kwara APC chairmen thereafter called on all party faithfuls to
ignore the call, but rather remain steadfast and resolute.